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Tell No Lies

Gregg Hurwitz

St. Martin's Press

"Another winner from a top-tier thriller writer." —Kirkus Reviews

Daniel Brasher left a high-paying job as a money manager to marry his community-organizer wife and do the work he loves, leading group counseling sessions with recently paroled ex-cons. Now he’s about to start a private practice. But just before his last day on the job, Daniel finds an envelope in his department mailbox—one intended for someone else that was placed in his slot by accident. Inside it is an unsigned piece of paper, a note that says only "admit what you’ve done or you will bleed for it." along with a midnight deadline…which has passed. And the person to whom the envelope was addressed was found brutally murdered…

"A fast-paced roller coaster ride…well-written and extremely realistic." —Criminal Element

Soon, Daniel finds more warnings in his office mail, to people that the police cannot track down, and to victims that cannot be saved. Daniel’s efforts, however, have alerted the killer to his involvement… and the next threat he receives is his own. Now, Daniel—with no clue what he’s supposed to have done or to what action he must confess—must somehow appease, or outwit, a seemingly unstoppable killer. And time is running out…

"Menace, treachery, and intrigue have never been more exciting."The Washington Post

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Chapter 1
 

The ridiculous thread count made the new sheets feel like warm butter, which is why Daniel had been luxuriating in them since the faux church bells of his alarm had chimed five minutes earlier. Forcing himself fully awake, he rolled to his side and watched his sleeping wife. Cristina lay on her back, dark tresses falling across her face, one arm flung wide, the other curled overhead like Venus at Her Bath. Smooth brown skin, bowed eyelashes, that broad mouth, always ready with a smile or a wisecrack. Her pajama top was unbuttoned to her cleavage, revealing three blue
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TELL NO LIES

 

"Simply brilliant. Tell No Lies is infinitely more than a thriller, yet thrilling to the last page. Psychologically rich and often beautiful…A true page turner in which every phrase, every character, every little incident counts. Stylish, elegant, and absolutely riveting! An unforgettable read."—Anne Rice

"Another winner from a top-tier thriller writer." —Kirkus Reviews

"A great book for any reader who wants to be chilled and entertained at the same time." —Suspense Magazine

"Menace, treachery, and intrigue have never been more exciting."The Washington Post

"A fast-paced roller coaster ride…well-written and extremely realistic." —Criminal Element

"A rollercoaster ride that is going to make your stomach flip upside down two or three times before it’s through…Equal parts thriller and mystery, Tell No Lies is built upon the finest elements of both genres." —The Book Reporter

"Hurwitz has quickly established himself as one of the best writers in the genre. A unique variation on the ticking-clock thriller, written with a depth and nuance that gives everything meaning, and makes every character both satisfying and suspect. You’ll be guessing right up until the end." — Louisville Courier-Journal

"Gregg Hurwitz [has] written a string of excellent thrillers, but this one could be his best."Winnipeg Free Press

"Stunningly effective and original…Hurwitz keeps the suspense humming, the promise of his premise matched by his execution every step of the way in this superb psychological thriller." —Providence Journal

"With a multiplicity of elements to praise, it’s hard to know where to start first…The book exerts all the author’s customary Ancient Mariner-like grip on the reader." Crime Time

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  • Gregg Hurwitz

  • Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of fourteen novels including, most recently, Trust No One and The Survivor. His books have been translated into twenty languages. In addition, he is a screenwriter, television producer, and writes for Marvel and DC Comics. He lives in Los Angeles.Visit him on the web at www.gregghurwitz.net.

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    Gregg Hurwitz

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